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October 2016

Homecoming Festivities Entertain and Unite

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As the years pass by the Homecoming dance and all of the festivities that come along with it never seem to disappoint.

Although the homecoming dance is the main event, there are many activities that are built around the actual dance. One popular event is the homecoming football game. The Homecoming Queen and King are announced at halftime which seems to get the student body even more excited about the dance.

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Wesleyan Students Fight for the Cure

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    Members of the senior class showed up in their finest pink attire for the tailgate before the pink out game. DANIEL SALYERS
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    Varsity cheerleaders Kelsey Strott, Ella V Cooper, Lily Rudder and Georgia Kuehn show off their pink. Lexi Jerding.

Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in the United States.

According to Everyday Health, “more than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and nearly 41,000 die from the disease.” However, millions of women and men are surviving the disease as improvements have been made in early detection and prevention methods.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness for breast cancer and raise money for treatment and prevention research. Each year, the Wesleyan participates in this campaign in a variety of ways.

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He Said; She Said

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Kim Kardashian

Brooks Lalley

If America was a monarchy, Kim Kardashian would be the princess, and when you mess with a princess, the whole world reacts.

Recently, Kardashian came face to face with the greatest of traumas as she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris. Alone in her Paris apartment, as she dreamt of Botox, selfies and Kanye, five armed men broke in and stole around $10 million worth of valuables. As Kardashian pleaded for her life, claiming she had children at home to care for, she didn’t know if she would make it out alive. How shaken Kim Kardashian must have been, I can’t begin to imagine. But the best part about this story is that it’s all true, and because of that, Kardashian has become an American hero.

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Wesleyan Students Take On Homecoming Week

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From Game Day to Disney Day, this year’s homecoming week was full of lively days that all the students enjoyed.

Seniors Grace Chapman, Barrett Ramsey, Gabby Hernandez, Katie Newman, and Ashley Godwin dress up for holiday day.
Seniors Grace Chapman, Barrett Ramsey, Gabby Hernandez, Katie Newman and Ashley Godwin dress up for holiday day.

One of the most exciting parts of Wesleyan homecoming activities are the theme days. Every year, the student government decides four different theme days for Monday through Thursday and what each grade will wear on the Friday of homecoming week. Student Body President, senior, Lauren Alexander said to decide the different theme days, the student government “compiles individual ideas on a list and then crosses off the ones [they] don’t like until [they] have a small number [they] can vote on.” Keep Reading

Homecoming Festivities Continue with Hoedown

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Homecoming week, also known as the most wonderful week of the school year. As part of the annual Homecoming festivities, this year’s hoedown was fun-filled activity, and enjoyed by students and their families on the Quad on Thursday, Oct. 20th.

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